Prep Baseball Report

WPIAL Playoff Game Preview: Gateway vs Moon

By Dan Williams
West Virginia / Western Pennsylvania Director of Scouting

District playoff action continues today in District VII (WPIAL) with opening round games being contested in Class 5A, 3A and 21A.  Those teams in Class 6A, 4A and 2A began play on Tuesday.  To view complete district playoff schedules and scores statewide check our District Tournament Tracker daily.

In preparation for first pitch we take a look at the contest between the No. 5 and No. 12 seeds in Class 5A.

Time: 7:00 pm  /  Location: North Allegheny High School                               


PBR Ranked Players: None

Offensive Leaders: Mason Boehm (,415 Avg, 8 RBI, 3 doubles); Dylan Urban, (LaRoche recruit, .500 Avg., 14 R, .522 OBP); Brady Walker (.333 Avg., 4 doubles) 

Pitching Leaders: Kris Dick (33.1 IP, 2.10 ERA, 22 BB, 27 K); Michael Vojik (31 IP, 1.58 ERA, 5 BB, 17 K).

Overall Record: 9-6 (#12 seed)

Record vs Playoff Teams: 1-7


PBR Ranked Players: Sevin Schoenweis (right, No. 77 in the Pa Class of 2018 Rankings - PBR Futures Games Participant)Sevin Schoeneweis

Offensive Leaders: Individual stats are not available However, key offensive contributors include Anthony Fachet, Max Mari (Clarion recruit), Roger Roettger and Sevin Schoenweis

Pitching Leaders: Individual stats are not available.  However, Schoenweis and Ryan Osman (Mt. Union recruit) will carry the bulk of the load on the hill.

Overall Record: 12-6 (#5 seed)

Record vs Playoff Teams: 4-6

Comments: Moon is the prohibitive favorite in this matchup.  Gateway has received solid pitching throughout year which gives them a puncher's chance for an upset.